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Lissa
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  • Saratoga, CA
  • United States
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TP replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"This is a common thing amongst any social sites. once they mention desperation, needing money***, being stranded in another country  etc.  I just insist on meeting and as relentless as they are, it of course is a non-starter for…"
Tuesday
Lissa replied to Crabby's discussion Grief, guilt, and regret in the group Suddenly Widowed
"hi Crabby, My husband also died suddenly. It has been 7 1/2 years now for me. I hope maybe some of what I share may help you. First of all, a sudden unexpected death of our loved one causes what I learned is complicated grief; especially if you had…"
Monday
Athena53 replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"I'd love to meet new people in person (especially through other people I know) but I tend to see the same group (church, Toastmasters, Garden Club, gym) and there are no interesting prospects. And, now that I think of it, I was introduced to my…"
Sep 16
Athena53 replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"I got a few FB requests form nice-looking younger guys who had no other friends, and then one who had lots of friends- but while he had an American name all his friends had Middle-Eastern names.  Hmmmm.  And I still list my status as…"
Sep 15
Tekwriter replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"I get them on my facebook. You are right on. When my husband was alive, I got my first from a guy in my cooking forum. I thought well why not he was supposed from the netherlands, I showed Gary and he was in agreement. But it kept getting weirder…"
Sep 15
Gary'swife replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"I decided a long time ago that looks were not that important (side story, a guy I worked with was SOOO good looking all of us women were swooning...but as time went on I realized he was a stupid jerk, and completely forgot about his…"
Sep 14
Athena53 replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"As soon as I put up a Profile on Match.com I got a couple of immediate responses from guys whose account was set up so that I could see their messages even with a freebie membership. The general message was the same:  My paid membership is…"
Sep 14
Lissa added a discussion to the group Born in the 50s
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fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me

So, once again I have fallen for an online scammer...nothing dire mind you, just feeling stupid and hurt. I decided to open a discussion. Perhaps there has been one already at some time on this topic. I wanted to share some of what I have learned. There are predators out there of both sexes, my experience has been with individuals (maybe even teams) posing as males. Here goes:1. Careers in the military or engineering2. Widowed 3. Have dependent children - usually female4. Usually in a foreign…See More
Sep 14
Lissa commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"hi Scrapbooker13011 sigh ... I called my daughter and cried tonight because I feel like such a mess. Honestly, it is very hard and sometimes it seems completely overwhelming ... wait a minute I am not sure I am helping here...  I guess I just…"
Sep 11
Lissa commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"hi Scrapbooker13011 sigh ... I called my daughter and cried tonight because I feel like such a mess. Honestly, it is very hard and sometimes it seems completely overwhelming ... wait a minute I am not sure I am helping here...  I guess I just…"
Sep 11
Lissa commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"hi Senecagirl I also am so very sorry for your loss.  My husband died suddenly seven years ago. My MIL wanted to scatter my husband's ashes in the bay on father's day of that year along with her husband (my husband's father had…"
Feb 15

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At 4:02am on March 24, 2012, mmsmcmillen (Michele) said…

What walk did you go on and where is it?   Did it cost money to go on it?

At 9:02pm on February 20, 2012, hendrixx2 said…

sorry for your loss also, thank you re: pictures, i kinda like her...

fred

At 10:07am on February 6, 2012,
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Soaring Spirits
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Welcome to our community.... I hope we can keep you company on your journey ahead. Please look around a bit and read this basic introduction to the site. You can find more information about how the community works under "Help!" in the navigation bar, and we'll send you a few newsletters with tips and ideas in the coming weeks.  If you need a little more help, go to the Home page and look in the right hand column to see the link to a "Help Desk" form. 
We all use the site differently, but we hope you feel comfortable sharing among us in the coming days, weeks, and months.
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At 7:00am on February 5, 2012, Joyce said…

Welcome Lissa:  I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site.  I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at WV that I have.  In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat.  Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable.  It is nice to be among people who "Get It". 

At 8:25am on February 4, 2012, rodsgurl09 said…

Lissa, I'm so sorry for the loss that bring you here, but glad you've found WV. I hope you'll find the same comfort and support here that I have.

At 4:41pm on February 2, 2012, Lisa (lost) Lamb said…

I'm so sorry for your loss Lissa, but so glad you've found us. This journey can be a long bumpy one, but always remember none of us need walk it alone. We are here when you need us.

 
 
 

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